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William A. Pitney, III, Ed.D., ATC, FNATA
Associate Dean of Research, Resources and Innovation
Professor, Athletic Training


Kinesiology and Physical Education

Research Interests

  • Professional development, administration and management, and professional socialization in athletic training practice settings
  • Athletic Training Education


Ed.D. Northern Illinois University, Adult Continuing Education

M.S. Eastern Michigan University, Physical Education

B.S. Indiana State University, Physical Education (with Specialization in Athletic Training)

Recent Scholarly Activities

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Pagnotta K.D., Mazerolle, S.M., Pitney, W.A., Burton L.J., Casa, D.J. Implementing health and safety policy changes at the high school level from a leadership perspective. Journal of Athletic Training. 2016;51(4):291-302.
  • Pitney, W.A., Mazerolle, S.M., Weuve, C. The experiences and perceptions of workplace bullying among athletic trainers in the secondary school setting. Journal of Athletic Training. 2016;51(9):709-716.
  • Mazerolle, S.M., Eason, C.M., Pitney, W.A., Mueller, M. Sex and employment-setting differences in work-family conflict in the athletic training. Journal of Athletic Training. 2015; 50(9): 958-963.
  • Bowman, T., Mazerolle, S.M., Pitney, W.A., Dodge, T. A, Hertle, J. Student-retention and career-placement rates between bachelor’s and master’s degree professional athletic training programs. Journal of Athletic Training. 2015; 50(9):952-957.
  • Mazerolle, S.M. & Pitney, W.A. Eds. (2015). Workplace Concepts for Athletic Trainers. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Publishers.

Funded Projects

  • Pitney, W.A., Mazerolle, S.M., Rafeldt, D. (March, 2016). Athletic Trainers’ Perceptions of Organizational-Professional Conflict in Athletic Training Practice Settings. Grant submitted to the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Research Assistance Committee for 1,250.00. 
  • Pitney, W.A., Weuve, C. (March, 2013). The Experiences and Perceptions of Workplace Bullying Among Athletic Trainers in the Secondary School Setting. Grant submitted to the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) Research Assistance Committee for 1,450.00.

Courses Taught

  • KNPE 264 - Principles of Injury Prevention and Care
  • KNPE 326 - Therapeutic Modalities and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • KNPE 474 - General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training
  • KNPE 491 - Therapeutic Exercise

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